UNESCO, together with the Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development, will organise an international conference on 'Preventing Violent Extremism through Education: Taking Action'. The conference will be held on 19-20 September 2016, in New Delhi, India.
The aim of the event is to build a common understanding and vision of the required educational interventions and approaches needed to ensure that education systems contribute appropriately and effectively to the prevention of violent extremism. It will bring together senior education policy makers from around the world, as well as other experts in the field. During the event, UNESCO will present preliminary elements of its Guide for Policy-Makers on the Prevention of Violent Extremism through Education.
For more information, visit the event webpage.